Earlier this month, several members of the Bridgewater Fire Department attended the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM) Legislators Reception at Florian Hall. Photo above, left to right: PFFM District 1 Vice President Rich MacKinnon, Firefighter Jim Bunker, Firefighter Jim Reidy, Firefighter Glen Grafton, State Representative James Cantwell, Firefighter Chris Hamilton and Legislative Agent Lieutenant […]
Bridgewater Fire Department assisted the South Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) Search and Rescue team Sunday, March 13th as they searched for missing West Bridgewater man, Thomas Stone. The man’s abandoned vehicle had been found near the West Meadows Pond in West Bridgewater. The extensive search covered 1.5 square miles and went on for […]
March 10, 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the Strand Theater fire in Brockton. On that day in 1941, thirteen firefighters were killed in one of the most disastrous burning building collapses in the country. Each year a ceremony is held at Brockton City Hall to honor the firefighters whose lives were lost in this […]
Bridgewater Fire Department responded to a call for an overturned boat on Lake Nippenicket just after 5:00 pm Tuesday, March 8th. Members of Group 2 responded with the engine, 2 ambulances, Special Ops vehicle, air boat and command cars. Witnesses reported two people in the water for an unknown duration of time. Further reports indicated a […]
BRIDGEWATER — With the Winter Storm Jonas scheduled to hit southern Massachusetts this weekend, the Bridgewater Police and Fire Departments, along with the East Bridgewater Police Department, remind residents to follow several safety procedures to ensure they are prepared during and after the inclement weather.